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Water committees and handpump mechanics ensure safe and reliable services in Western Uganda. A story about action learning supported by the Dutch WASH Alliance.

TitleUganda : engaging communities to keep safe water flowing
Publication TypeFact Sheet
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsVerhoeven, J
Pagination3 p. : photogr.
Date Published11/2015
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordsradio, water committees

This story is about action research carried out by the Dutch WASH Alliance (DWA) to help communities in Western Uganda access safe water by forming and strengthening Water and Sanitation Committees. DWA is supporting the Rwenzori WASH Alliance to become a catalyst for change.

Key findings from the action research are:

  • water committees and handpump mechanics ensure safe and reliable services
  • radio spots highlight importance of paying for water
  • communities know their rights and demand better water services

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Citation Key81123



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